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Budapest to Berlin on a Shoestring
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Until Dec 17 From Jan 18

If youre looking for culture, charm, and history in equal measure, Eastern Europe is the region of your dreams. Youll hit up four countries in eight days, but dont fret about missing anything therell be loads of free time to explore local attractions and really get a feel for Krakow, Prague, Berlin, and Budapest. Cobblestone streets, thermal baths, and castles await, and with transport by trains and buses and a load of adventuresome new friends by your side, youll come away with memories of exciting days and epic nights.

  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of: Local Culture & Cuisine, Sightseeing, Walking Tour
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: EJBB.A/201631
  • Starts: Budapest, Hungary
  • Finishes: Berlin, Germany
You will Visit
  • Budapest
  • Kraków
  • Prague
  • Berlin

Itinerary

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Day 1: Budapest

Arrive at any time.

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Day 2: Budapest/Kraków

Free time to explore Hungary's capital. Opt to check out the beautiful Parliament building, stroll the streets or check out the thermal baths. Overnight train to Krakow.
With the Danube River dividing old town, Buda, from the newer area, Pest, there is plenty to see and do.


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Day 3: Kraków

Orientation walk upon arrival. Free time to visit Auschwitz, travel to see old salt mines, or stay in the city to explore the Jewish Quarter.
Opt to visit Rynek Główny - Europe's largest medieval market square; savour a traditional Polish breakfast (kielbasa, yum), or sit back with a coffee and a slice of Poland's famous cheesecake (sernik babci) at one of the many cafes in the area. Then, walk it off with a stroll uphill to marvel at the impressive Wawel Royal Castle.

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Day 4: Kraków

Enjoy free time to wander the city and explore the Jewish Quarter. Opt to travel further afield to Auschwitz for a sobering look into the history of this region, or take a visit to to see the old Wieliczka Salt Mine.

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Day 5: Kraków/Prague

Day train to Prague, then enjoy an orientation walk around town including a visit to a genuine beer hall.
Imagine a city lined with Bohemian art, beer halls offering the finest brews in the region, tranquil gardens, and ornate chapels - it's no wonder why visitors fall in love with this place. Take the afternoon and get lost.

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Day 6: Prague

Free day for exploration—check out the Prague castle complex or walk the cobblestone streets through the old town and Jewish ghetto.
Enjoy all Prague has to offer. Opt to visit the famous Charles Bridge, the clock tower in the main square or a traditional Czech beer hall with serious helpings of meat and potatoes.

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Day 7: Prague/Berlin

Take a train to Germany and enjoy an orientation walk in Berlin. Check out the city's vibrant nightlife.
Berlin is an amazing city with tangible historical importance and a melting pot of different cultures and flavours.

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Day 8: Berlin

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Big Night Out: Berlin
    • Visit to genuine Pilsner beer hall (Prague)
    • Orientation walks in Krakow, Prague, and Berlin
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hostels (6 nts), overnight train (1 nt)
    • No meals included
    Transport
    • Train, bus, metro, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officers (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Experience the charm of Eastern Europe
  • Sip on Czech and German pilsners
  • Stroll historic cobblestone streets and bridges
  • Soak up vibrant nightlife across multiple cities